Removing Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
There have been votes in Parliament on the removal of the hereditary peers from the House of Lords.
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Stephen O'Brien generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords
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On 10 Jul 2012:
Stephen O'Brien voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element.
On 23 Jun 2011:
Stephen O'Brien voted to establish a Joint Committee of MPs and Members of the House of Lords to consider proposals to reform the House of Lords
On 7 Mar 2007:
Stephen O'Brien voted no on House of Lords Reform — Remove Hereditary Places
On 8 Jul 2003:
Stephen O'Brien voted no on House of Lords Reform — Exclusion of remaining Hereditary Peers
On 10 Nov 1999:
Stephen O'Brien voted yes on House of Lords Bill — Exceptions from the rule that hereditary peers should be abolished
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